Become a Charterboat Captain

USCG Captain's License Schools

“The MESC is an advocate organization of and for maritime education schools, all with the same goal of ensuring the highest quality maritime education to every recreational and licensed professional mariner. Since 2006, the MESC has safeguarded education standards and provided any student who utilize a MESC member school with the highest possible level of training too meet all USCG licensing and qualification guidelines.”


3 B's Captains School
Gaithersburg, MD

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World Wide M arine Training, LLC
School Chief, John J. Bracken, IV
Located in Oriental, NC

Captains License Class
Capt. Michael Marotta: 888.937.2458, Located in Toms River, NJ & Miami, FL

Boatwise Marine Training
Rick Kilborn: 800-698-7373,
Located in NH

Alaska Waters Consulting
Greg Mercer: 866-373-3613,
Located in Anchorage, AK.

The Captain School
Angela or Michelle877-435-3187,
Serving Alaska to Virgin Islands

3B’s Captains School
Barney Rowe: 800-286-6499,
Located in Westminster, MD.

Inland Waterways Academy
John F. Whiteley: 304-697-5616,
Located in Huntington, WV

Massachusetts Maritime Academy-Center for Maritime Training
Kristen Esdale: 508-830-5005,
Located in Buzzards Bay, MA.

Nautical Academics
Bill Ortmann: 724-891-1437, Located in Beaver Falls, PA

PT-1 Charters & Training Service
Roy Pittman: 252-249-1597,
Located in Oriental, NC

True Course Captain’s School
Ronald Getter: 937-478-194
Located in Dayton, OH

Zenith Maritime, LLC
John R. Baird: 360-471-6148,
Located in Seattle, WA